May 2, 2018
At their quarterly meeting in March 2018, the CEU Board of Trustees voted unanimously to elect Margaret MacMillan as a CEU Trustee effective summer 2018, and Robert Prichard effective spring 2019. The Trustees also voted unanimously to name Matthew Nimetz Trustee Emeritus.
March 14, 2017
CEU Trustee Carol T. Christ, currently UC Berkeley's interim executive vice chancellor and provost, has been selected as UC Berkeley's chancellor-designate, according to a statement by the university. Her nomination by University of California President Janet Napolitano was confirmed by the UC Board of Regents March 16, making Christ the first woman to serve in the role, becoming the 11th chancellor of UC Berkeley on July 1.
September 2, 2016
Professor Michael Ignatieff has been appointed Rector of Kozep-europai Egyetem, CEU's Hungarian entity. Ignatieff received his credentials in Sandor Palace from the President of Hungary, Janos Ader. The appointment is from September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2021.
May 5, 2016
Dr. Michael Ignatieff, Edward R. Murrow Professor of Practice of the Press, Politics, and Public Policy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, international commentator on contemporary issues of democracy, human rights, and governance, has been unanimously elected CEU’s fifth president and rector by the University’s Senate and the Board of Trustees.
August 4, 2015
Marcell Sebok, assistant professor in the Department of Medieval Studies at CEU, joins the CEU Senate as junior faculty member. In line with Senate elections guidelines, following the departure of John Harbord, director of CEU's Center for Academic Writing and a junior faculty member on the CEU Senate, President and Rector John Shattuck offered the vacant seat to the person who collected the highest number of votes in the junior faculty category among those not elected in the most recent Senate elections.
August 5, 2014
Several changes and new appointments in the faculty of CEU took effect on August 1. Liviu Matei appointed Provost/Pro-Rector Laszlo Kontler appointed Pro-Rector for Social Sciences and Humanities Serge Sych appointed Senior Vice-President for Enrollment Management and Alumni Relations Margaret Bolter appointed Vice-President for Administration Chrysovalantis Margaritidis appointed Dean of Students Tatiana Yarkova re-appointed Academic Secretary Natalie Sebanz appointed Head of Cognitive Science Department
August 1, 2014
Several changes and new appointments in the central administration took effect on August 1. “The new organization, which streamlines the central administration by combining several functions and reducing the number of senior positions, will enhance CEU’s capacity to achieve excellence in the pursuit of our open society mission,” said President and Rector John Shattuck.